2018

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Beijing Normal dance students visit W&M for academic exchange

As part of William & Mary's ongoing partnership with sister university Beijing Normal, dance students and faculty from BNU participated in workshops and master classes with W&M students and faculty, and gave a performance last weekend.

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How will humans adapt to climate change? Ask a Viking

Popular culture portrays Vikings as violent marauders who raided the coasts of Europe with impunity, but new research indicates the Vikings were vulnerable to at least one threat: a changing climate.

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Students moved by modern memorials of Holocaust sites

William & Mary students toured Holocaust sites this summer to look at the Third Reich, national socialism and the Jewish people in Germany and Prague through a modern lens.

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WMCI’s Open House for UN Chinese Language Day Enlightens and Enchants

The William & Mary’s Confucius Institute (WMCI) held its own Chinese Language Day event April 20th, an Open House at their headquarters in Rowe House on Jamestown Road. WMCI offered an impressive sampling of their year-round offerings at its Open House – calligraphy, paper cutting, music and language – everything that could fit in just two small rooms, that is. Visitors could learn from the numerous photos and news clippings about the many large-scale events WMCI sponsors throughout Virginia, such as the Asian Festival at Williamsburg Pottery, the Spring Festival Celebration, and World Taiji and Qigong Day.

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International team studies world’s last uncharted major river delta

A joint U.S.-Myanmar research team is now using a two-year, $545,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to study the geologic and oceanographic processes that control the fate of this vulnerable coastal area and its 50 million inhabitants.

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Dalton Bennett ’10 wins Pulitzer Prize

W&M alumnus Dalton Bennett '10 was among the Washington Post staff members who received a Pulitzer for their investigative reporting.

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Expert on Combating Child-Trafficking to speak at William & Mary

The Reves Center for International Studies at William & Mary has announced that Ms. Wirawan “Boom” Mosby, internationally-recognized advocate for child survivors of sexual exploitation and founder and director of the HUG Project Thailand, will deliver the 2018 McSwain-Walker Lecture.

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William & Mary announces Katherine Rowe as 28th President

William & Mary’s Board of Visitors today unanimously elected Katherine A. Rowe, currently provost of Smith College and a leader in digital innovation of the liberal arts, as the 28th president of the university. She will begin on July 1.

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Drunkenness and cosmology in Sufi poetry

Associate professor of religious studies Oludamini Ogunnaike discusses his efforts to bring West African Sufi poetry to a wider audience.

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2018 Global Film Festival opens Feb. 15

The 11th annual event features four days of films, special guests, workshops and receptions. Nearly 20 alumni working in the arts will be present to facilitate workshops on their area of expertise.